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  PENTECOST
"Through the Holy Spirit we are restored to paradise, led back to the Kingdom of heaven, and adopted as children, given confidence to call God "Father" and to share in Christ's grace, called children of light and given a share in eternal glory."
Benedicta of the Cross - Holy Spirit Novena
Pope Leo XIII's Divinum Illud (On the Holy Spirit)
www.ewtn.com /devotionals/pentecost/pent1.htm   (125 words)

  
  Encyclopedia :: encyclopedia : Holy Spirit   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The Holy Spirit is often depicted as a dove, based on the account of the Holy Spirit descending on Jesus in the form of a dove when He was baptized in the Jordan.
In The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints the Holy Spirit is considered a third and individual member of the Godhead, a different being from the Father and the Son, having a body of spirit (whereas the Father and the Son are believed to be resurrected individuals having immortalized bodies of flesh and bone).
A number of Kabbalists believe that the Holy Spirit and the Shekinah (both of which are feminine words in the Hebrew) are one and the same, though they do not generally believe in her individual Personhood.
www.hallencyclopedia.com /Holy_Spirit   (2813 words)

  
 JewishEncyclopedia.com - HOLY SPIRIT   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The Holy Spirit gleamed in the court of Shem, of Samuel, and of King Solomon (Gen. R.
The opposite of the Holy Spirit is the unclean spirit ("ruaḥ ṭum'ah"; lit.
It is noteworthy that the Holy Spirit is less frequently referred to in the Apocrypha and by the Hellenistic Jewish writers; and this circumstance leads to the conclusion that the conception of the Holy Spirit was not prominent in the intellectual life of the Jewish people, especially in the Diaspora.
jewishencyclopedia.com /view.jsp?artid=865&letter=H   (2578 words)

  
 Holy Spirit Encyclopedia Articles @ AlienArtifacts.com (Alien Artifacts)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
This gender-association is a minority practice within Christianity, the Holy Spirit in the original Greek language of the New Testament being neuter (πνευμα) or masculine (παρακλητος) and (ruah haqodesh) grammatically masculine in Hebrew and in Aramaic, the native language of Jesus.
In many paintings of the Annunciation, the Holy Spirit is shown in the form of a dove/lily, represening the Angel Gabriel's "whispering" (announcing) of Christ's cometh into Mary's ear.
This description is to be understood as a model of the Holy Spirit, which appeared at Pentecost as "tongues of fire" which descended on the heads of the Apostles.
www.alienartifacts.com /encyclopedia/Holy_Spirit   (3046 words)

  
 HOLY SPIRIT : Encyclopedia Entry
In mainstream Christianity, the Holy Spirit is one of the three divine persons of the Holy Trinity which make up the single substance of God, the others being God the Father and God the Son (Jesus).
The Holy Spirit exists as a distinct and separate being from the Father and the Son, having a body of spirit with no flesh and bones, whereas the Father and the Son are said to be resurrected individuals having immortalized bodies of flesh and bone.
The fact that the Holy Spirit is referred to impersonally several times is used to assert that references of this manner would not occur in such frequency if this was a divine member of God, just as it does not occur with the Father or the Son.
www.bibleocean.com /OmniDefinition/Holy_Spirit   (4527 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Holy Ghost
He is essentially the Spirit of truth (John 14:16-17; 15:26), Whose office it is to strengthen faith (Acts 6:5), to bestow wisdom (Acts 6:3), to give testimony of Christ, that is to say, to confirm His teaching inwardly (John 15:26), and to teach the Apostles the full meaning of it (John 14:26; 16:13).
(a) The Holy Ghost is called the Spirit of Christ (Romans 8:9), the Spirit of the Son (Galatians 4:6), the Spirit of Jesus (Acts 16:7).
This impenitence is against the Holy Ghost, in the sense that it frustrates and is absolutely opposed to the remission of sins, and this remission is appropriated to the Holy Ghost, the mutual love of the Father and the Son.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/07409a.htm   (6711 words)

  
 Holy Spirit Hospital - Privacy Policy
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Holy Spirit Health System is not liable for disclosures of your personal information as a result of interrupted transmission or unauthorized acts of a third party.
Holy Spirit Health System shall disclose personal information if required by federal or state law, court order or valid warrant.
www.hsh.org /legal/privacy.aspx   (473 words)

  
 Holy Spirit
Since the founding of Holy Spirit Catholic Church and School in 1936, this parish community has been fully prepared and eager to make known the Name of Jesus Christ.
We are a part of a much larger community made up of the generations of parishioners who believed that they had an obligation and the graced energy to set the table for all who were yet to come.
While the activities and program offerings that flow from Holy Spirit are essential and give high visibility to our mission and moral responsibility, the single most important work is the movement of grace that calls all to deeper conversion in Christ through personal and public prayer.
www.holy-spirit.org   (472 words)

  
 Monastery of the Holy Spirit
The Monastery of the Holy Spirit is a Roman Catholic monastery belonging to the world-wide Order of Cistercians of the Strict Observance (O.C.S.O.) – more commonly known as Trappists.
They follow in the spirit of the founders of Citeaux, as handed on in the tradition of the Order, within a community wholly orientated to a contemplative life of prayer.
We were founded from the Abbey of Gethsemani, Trappist, KY in the spring of 1944.
www.trappist.net   (392 words)

  
 The Holy Spirit
The Gifts of the Holy Spirit in General
Dom Marmion: The Descent of the Holy Spirit at Pentecost
Leo XIII's Divinum illud munus (On the Holy Spirit)
www.ewtn.com /faith/teachings/spirmenu.htm   (70 words)

  
 The Holy Spirit-Shekinah
But when we actually turn to that ‘Spirit of God that dwells in us’, She is mysterious no longer, for She is the One that is present within us to give us that Second Birth.
It is She, who is the Holy Spirit Incarnate, that Christ promised would not only remind us, but also expand upon all that He had taught, explaining everything regarding the Spirit and the spiritual life.
When the Holy Spirit's power is firmly established within, it effectively clears and cleanses a person 24/7 from all sin or negativity, through our surrender to Her power.
www.holyspirit-shekinah.org   (3151 words)

  
 My Friend -- A Catholic Magazine for Kids
The Holy Spirit also comes to us in a special way at our Baptism and Confirmation.
Write one gift of the Holy Spirit on each of the seven doves.
The seven gifts of the Holy Spirit are: Understanding, Reverence for God, Knowledge, Love for God, Courage, Right Judgment, and Wisdom.
www.myfriendmagazine.com /temp/holyspiritmobile.html   (257 words)

  
 Holy Spirit Church
"Holy Spirit Parish is a Catholic community that vibrantly celebrates the living presence of Jesus Christ in our lives.
As a family of believers, we gather to deepen and strengthen our faith through joy-filled worship, education and fellowship.
Alpha is for everyone, interested in exploring whether God and Jesus Christ have any real relevance in their lives regardless of their background and belief.
www.holyspiritchurch.org   (394 words)

  
 Holy Spirit Hospital
Holy Spirit Health System provides high quality, cost-effective health services to develop healthy communities in the greater Harrisburg area and South Central Pennsylvania.
Our patients demand the best and we continue to provide the best.
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www.hsh.org   (82 words)

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